working from home

Employers Win Workers
With Perks, Not Raises

To retain top employees and attract new ones, U.S. companies are increasingly turning to perks such as subsidized training and flexible work conditions rather than raises. These incentives are finding a welcome among employees, too, especially educational benefits.

Home Office vs. At the Office: Which Is More Efficient?

A growing number of Americans -- nearly 34 million of them -- are spending at least one work day a week at home, working remotely. New technologies allow greater flexibility, but do they help or hinder employees' efficiency?

American Workers Can't Escape Email During Holidays

Six out of ten people check e-mail during the holidays, and many find that there are messages from their workplaces. A new poll by Harris Interactive and Xobni shows that 59% of employed Americans check their work email during family holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.